Tag: clackmannanshire

Around the local fields rapeseed was in bloom and bees were busy collecting nectar thanks to a local beekeeper working with the farmer. Mid-May and despite the risk of a sting, I wanted to get closer to the handler to see the bees despite the risk of being stung.

On the morning of 13th June 2012 the Olympic torch relay made its was through Alloa. The organisation of the event was impressive with many Brands buying Olympic sponsorship. Despite the froth and hoopla it was a chance to see that beautiful golden torch.

On 4th June 2012 there were thousands of beacons lit to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. On the Ochils highest hill, Dumyat, its beacon was lit later than the others so a complete Ochil Panorama of all beacons alight was not possible. However beacons above Alva, Tillicoultry and Dollar were ablaze and visible.

Dollar Glen Scotland in Clackmannanshire is in the middle of a frosty and mist covered spell of wintery weather.